The Galaxy M12 Android 13 update bumps the firmware version to his M127FXXU3CVL2 and includes the November 2022 security patch. Phone owners will receive automatic notifications when an update is available in their country, but can also download it manually from their phone’s Settings » Software Update menu. Alternatively, you can download the Android 13 firmware from the firmware archive and flash it to your smartphone using your Windows PC. To see what’s new in Android 13 and One UI 5.0.
The Android 13 and One UI 5.0 updates will roll out towards the end of 2022 for different budget Samsung phones. Samsung has released an update for the Galaxy M12 in Russia and plans to expand its offering to other markets in the coming weeks. Android 13 on the Galaxy M12 comes just five months after the Android 12 update. This is a great example of how fast Android 13/One UI 5.0 adoption is compared to previous major OS upgrades for Samsung Galaxy devices. Over 50 Galaxy devices have been updated in the last two months. Despite Samsung’s speed, the update was mostly bug-free.
Additionally, if you own a Galaxy M12, expect Android 13 to be the phone’s last major OS upgrade, and to offer the most security updates in the future.